Posts tagged ‘NHS’

Poor coordination between Whitehall departments hampers campaign against alcohol misuse

Alcohol misuse is a significant and growing problem in England, according to a new report from MPs.


Continue Reading August 5, 2009 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Lords claim government was under-prepared for swine flu epidemic

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has criticised the government’s preparations for the swine flu outbreak.

Continue Reading July 28, 2009 at 1:50 pm Leave a comment

MPs discuss lump sums, pension funds and RPSM03105070

The Commons was awash with acromyms, schedules and figures on Wednesday night when Barry Gardiner undertook a “technical and complicated” discussion of the Finance Act 2004.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Lord Freud praises Britain’s acceptance of his family in maiden speech

A new member of the House of Lords made his maiden speech on Friday. David Anthony Freud, Baron Freud, of Eastry in the County of Kent, took his place on the Conservative party benches last month.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 2:58 pm 2 comments

Science committee says NHS must embrace genomic medicine

The government should bring forward new legislation on genomic medicine, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has said.

Continue Reading July 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm Leave a comment

10% of NHS patients admitted to hospital “suffer some form of harm”

A committee of MPs has called for urgent action on patient safety in the NHS.

Continue Reading July 6, 2009 at 3:49 pm Leave a comment

NHS ‘blame culture’ attacked by health committee

The NHS is putting targets and financial balance sheets ahead of patient safety, MPs have warned.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 10:24 am Leave a comment

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